What does waiting mean?

Definitions for waitingˈweɪ tɪŋ

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word waiting.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. wait, waiting(adj)

    the act of waiting (remaining inactive in one place while expecting something)

    "the wait was an ordeal for him"

  2. waiting, ready and waiting(p)(adj)

    being and remaining ready and available for use

    "waiting cars and limousines lined the curb"; "found her mother waiting for them"; "an impressive array of food ready and waiting for the guests"; "military forces ready and waiting"

Wiktionary

  1. waiting(Noun)

    Watching.

  2. waiting(Noun)

    The act of staying or remaining in expectation.

  3. waiting(Noun)

    Attendance, service.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Waiting

    of Wait

  2. Waiting

    a. & n. from Wait, v

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'waiting' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1237

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'waiting' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1004

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'waiting' in Nouns Frequency: #2979

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of waiting in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of waiting in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Jared Platt:

    The name of the game right now is just waiting, waiting, waiting and hoping.

  2. Jared Platt:

    It’s like a race, the name of the game right now is just waiting, waiting, waiting and hoping.

  3. Mehmet Murat ildan:

    The universe we are living in is not suitable for waiting for anything! Stop waiting and leave your port!

  4. Gu Yinjuan:

    We just couldn't bear this any more, all along they haven't told us anything, we've just been waiting and waiting.

  5. John Boehner:

    I'm waiting for the Senate to act. The House has done its job to fund DHS and to stop the president's overreach on immigration and we are waiting for the Senate to do their jobs.

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